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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
answering body
Department of Health more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health more like this
answering dept sort name Health more like this
hansard heading Young Offender Institutions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps the Government is taking to (a) treat and (b) prevent depression in young offenders institutions. more like this
tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
uin 211570 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
answer text <p>NHS England has responsibility for commissioning health services in young offenders’ institutions (YOIs). NHS England has worked closely with the Royal Colleges of Paediatrics and Child Health; General Practitioners; Nursing; Psychiatrists and Forensic Medicine and has used their standards for children and young people in secure settings as a basis for national service specifications for the health services commissioned in YOIs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A key component of this is that the service should deliver child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) which meet the emotional and mental health needs of children and young people accommodated within the secure setting, based on clinical need. Children in secure settings are entitled to service provision that is equivalent to that available for children living in the wider community, within the constraints of the secure environment.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>CAMHS cover early intervention, mental health promotion, prevention and treatment for the full range of mental health needs and care after discharge from a secure placement, including transfer to inpatient or adult services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The CHAT (Comprehensive Health Assessment Tool) is used as a health screen for all children and young people entering the secure estate to assess individual health need and identify those needing a full mental health assessment.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-27T16:56:44.291591Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T16:56:44.291591Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
tabling member
308
label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this